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Athens (Ga.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Benning family papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS60
Scope and Content These papers consist of correspondence between various members of the Benning family, personal documents, genealogy of the Benning family, and business papers from Hong Kong, New York and Atlanta.
Dates: 1862-1963, undated

Georgia Power Company records

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS363
Scope and Content This collection contains annual reports, Board of Directors' minutes, a property inventory, and notes on the Hatton Shoals development on the Tugaloo River. Also included are loose-leaf pages to the Georgia Power Company's Atlanta Transportation System series of franchises and ordinances, as well as booklets and manuals associated with the Transportation System and its employees. Annual reports cover the company's interests in the Railway, Electric, Gas, Steam Heat, and Operating Engineering...
Dates: 1903-1975, undated

John W. Grant visual arts collection

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS208
Scope and Content This collection contains cabinet cards collected by John W. Grant. Seventeen of the mounted photographs are of classmates of Grant's from the University of Georgia (1885-1888). These images include Eugene M. Mitchell (1885), Charles F. Rice (1886), and Lucian L. Knight (1886). Another image from Grant's college years shows group of debate students posed after a debate in 1884. Other images include a boy with a chihuahua and a view of a carriage with four horses and footmen outside a...
Dates: 1884-1888, undated

Martha Lumpkin Compton papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS139
Scope and Content This collection contains two scrapbooks, a diary, correspondence, newspaper clippings, Atlanta Board of Aldermen resolutions, and a recipe book. The two scrapbooks contain poems, genealogical notes, letters, greeting cards, and notes from family members and friends including “Cousin Naomi,” Augustus Alden, “Sister Anna L. A.,” Danny Boykins, Allie Alden, and Wilson Lumpkin. There are newspaper clippings on topics such as the 1888 Southern Baptist Convention, a 50th anniversary article on the...
Dates: 1840-1959, undated